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sonic eyetoy

EyeToy lets you use your whole body to play games. By using the EyeToy's camera for Playstation 2, you can rocket down wild twisting tubes with Sonic, grabbing rings and dodging lethal spikes.

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australian game developers conference

ACMI is proud to host the Australian Game Developers Conference 2005, featuring international guest speakers behind some of the world's most popular titles including: World of Warcraft, Halo 2, Half Life 2 and Star Wars: Night of the Old Republic.

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heroes of the pacific

Game developer IR Gurus Interactive discuss their latest PS2, Xbox and PC game, Heroes of the Pacific. This is a great opportunity to spend some time with the highly creative minds behind this must-have console fighter pilot game.

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harnessing the future

Most school students play games. Most school teachers do not. This summit will be a highly practical day for teachers, careers advisors, game developers, educational leaders, researchers and anyone interested in game literacy.

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sonic x

Drop into the Screen Pit to catch free screenings of the first four episodes from the Sonic X series, based on Sonic Adventure for the Dreamcast platform.

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open house

Your great arts venues are staying up late for a day of fun for all ages, with lots to do at ACMI as well as the Arts Centre, Immigration Museum, Melbourne Museum, National Gallery of Victoria, State Library of Victoria and ArtPlay.

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ngapartji ngapartji

Master storyteller Trevor Jamison weaves a powerful global narrative in his native tongue Pitjantjatjara.

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curator talk: andreas lange

In the past few years computer games have been recognised as important digital artefacts. The question now is how do we preserve them? Andreas Lange will discuss the task of preserving games and making them accessible for us and future generations.

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white noise forum

This public forum will discuss the White Noise exhibition - including its historical context and its implications for the future of abstraction and interaction in the arts.

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chinese whispers

Ancient eastern wisdom is translated for the Western digital age in this visual and auditory exploration of the Chinese Five Phases Theory (Wu Xing).

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music for film, tv and games

AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School) is launching a new flexibly delivered Graduate Diploma in Screen Composition in a special event at ACMI.

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white noise curator's talk

Find out more about White Noise in a special walkthrough tour of the Screen Gallery. Meet the exhibition curator, Mike Stubbs, and participating local and international artists from the show.

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queer eye for the time lord guy

Writer and Doctor Who aficionado Tim Hunter examines the Doctor's new adventures to work out what makes them so successful. Are they that far removed from his previous ones? And was it unnecessarily camp, or just camp enough?

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chamber made's walkabout

The world premiere season of Richard J Frankland's stage and screen response to the Nicolas Roeg film.

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aimia forum

Presented by the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association, this forum takes a look over the horizon at the future of advertising and marketing in a digital world.

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medici school art & travel lectures

Discover Europe, its great cities and historical characters through the Medici School's series of fascinating audio-visual talks.

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top gear rally exposed

A team from game developer Tantalus Interactive will discuss how they made the hit Game Boy Advance game Top Gear Rally, released in 2003.

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lost with fury

The Australian Writers' Guild and Ausfilm present an evening with Writer/Producer David Fury, writer on the smash hit US TV series Lost, as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and 24.

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free play 2005

A three-day conference for indy game developers and enthusiasts. The conference will involve workshops, demonstrations, forums and social events run by industry professionals and featuring international guests.

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star-studded reality: celebrities get real!

While reality shows based around the experiences of 'ordinary folk' seem to be struggling, those packed with celebrities are rating through the roof. Join Lounge Critic favourite Jane Roscoe to discuss how these changes are transforming TV schedules.

super fun with sega superstars

Check out the latest addition to Playstation, Sega Superstars, on EyeToy at ACMI. EyeToy puts you on the screen as part of the action, with your favourite characters from Sega given a new lease of life utilising the EyeToy camera and technology.

just shoot it

It seems everyone can be a moviemaker, but what does that say about the movies we are making? In the race to fill the screens, are we creating media for media's sake? This forum explores the value of do-it-yourself media.


You receive a mystery SOS - there is a tear in the fine fabric that separates the world of Scoot from our 'real world'. You must help out, solve clues and complete challenges in the physical world and the virtual (on-line) world of Scoot.

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sunday curator talks

Find out more about World Without End in these 45-minute talks presented by the exhibition curators Alessio Cavallaro and Alexie Glass

serious videogames: kirsty baird

Join film director Kirsty Baird as she talks about Street Survivor, a third person adventure combat game that thrusts players into the world of recently homeless teenager Sonya.



Live @ ACMI is a dynamic and innovative program which explores the intersection of moving image, performance and music.

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lounge critic

Lounge Critic is a program of monthly events where practitioners from academia and the television and film industry discuss their observations, opinions and theories about local and international television programs. Enrich your TV viewing experience.

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screenplay archive 2005

ScreenPlay is a regular program that provides writers of new film scripts the opportunity to hear their work, often for the very first time, performed in front of a live audience. 

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